The new top lion is Neil Deese, who was installed June 27 as the club’s president. The gavel was passed to Deese by the previous president, Marshall Flewellyn. and former president Bobby Daniels was voted Lion of the Year by his fellow members.
The new officers were installed by Paul May, who was the 2010-11 Georgia Lions Club district governor and has been a member of the Milledgeville Lions Club for 25 years. May said he has held every office in the Milledgeville club with the exception of secretary. He is currently serving as the treasurer for the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind.
Other club members installed at the meeting were vice presidents Terrell Fulford and Thad Childs. Pam Deese is the club’s treasurer for a second year, and Denise Childs is the new secretary.
Adam Lowe was received into the club as a new member.
The Lions Club of Jones County has been in existence since 1968 and has been bringing the fair to the community each year for 43 years. The club has 26 members on roll.
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